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Brooklyn Nets need to play hardball with Kevin Durant's desired destinations of Miami Heat or Phoenix Suns

Brooklyn Nets need to play hardball with Kevin Durant’s desired destinations of Miami Heat or Phoenix Suns

Here’s a novel idea for Sean Marks, the general manager of the Brooklyn Nets, as he navigates Kevin Durant’s demand that the superstar be traded to some very specific teams: To hell with player power. Say it nicer than that, of course. Use charm and professionalism in communicating to Durant’s business manager, Rich Kleiman, that …

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NBA rumors: Blazers to offer Damian Lillard massive extension; Victor Oladipo likely to leave Heat

NBA rumors: Blazers to offer Damian Lillard massive extension; Victor Oladipo likely to leave Heat

With the start of free agency now just about 24 hours away, the NBA rumor mill his really heating up. Ahead of the action officially beginning (Thursday at 6 p.m. ET), here’s a look at some of the latest intel from across the league, including some notes on the futures of Damian Lillard and Victor Oladipo. …

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Heat vs. Celtics: Jimmy Butler delivered a Game 6 masterpiece right when everyone had left Miami for dead

Heat vs. Celtics: Jimmy Butler delivered a Game 6 masterpiece right when everyone had left Miami for dead

After the Boston Celtics won Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals we had an editorial meeting here at CBS Sports, during which we started to outline content ideas around the Miami Heat’s eventual elimination. I didn’t get that. We just watched the Celtics come back from a 3-2 deficit to beat the Milwaukee Bucks …

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